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News and Comment Index 2014

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May 2014

20 May - “A challenge to democracy in Bexley”

19 May (Part 2) - Will Bexley throw out its rubbish this week?

19 May (Part 1) - Planning for the ‘Whiteout’?

18 May - Sidcup High Street. An open and shut case

16 May (Part 3) - Hadlow Road Sidcup. Shut

16 May (Part 2) - Sidcup Hospital. They’d rather you forgot it

16 May (Part 1) - Themsmad East Conversatists

15 May (Part 3) - Bexley’s historical land grab

15 May (Part 2) - Welling Corridor improvements claim another victim

15 May (Part 1) - Election leaflet liberated

14 May (Part 2) - If you don’t like Teresa don’t blow your XXXs

14 May (Part 1) - Missing the bus?

13 May (Part 2) - Notaproof Reader?

13 May (Part 1) - Bexley council’s reputation in the mud again

12 May (Part 2) - Have I slipped off the electoral fence?

12 May (Part 1) - Bexley council broke law, sought police support and got none

11 May - Can you remember what Bexley Conservatives did for you?

10 May (Part 2) - No repairs at all, running or otherwise

10 May (Part 1) - Running repairs

9 May (Part 3) - Broadway, Welling and Sidcup. Northumberland Heath is next for disruption

9 May (Part 2) - Hurt the politicians. Kick ’em in the ballots

9 May (Part 1) - End of an era

8 May (Part 4) - Where’s NSL when you need them?

8 May (Part 3) - More junk mail?

8 May (Part 2) - Bexleyheath loses a car park

8 May (Part 1) - Serious politicians

7 May (Part 2) - The leader’s report

7 May (Part 1) - Confusing revenue raiser

6 May (Part 3) - A hole in the ground, so big and sorta round

6 May (Part 2) - The leader’s “maths lesson”

6 May (Part 1) - None of them wants to face the truth

5 May (Part 2) - Two questions. One big hint and an answer that may not be all it seems

5 May (Part 1) - Beware of candidates bearing gifts

4 May (Part 3) - Committee chairman stripped of all responsibility

4 May (Part 2) - Damn the expense, it’s a nice shade of green

4 May (Part 1) - Crass questions to council

3 May - Public questions for council

2 May (Part 3) - On the rise

2 May (Part 2) - No fun at all

2 May (Part 1) - Fun Friday

1 May (Part 3) - Last council meeting before ‘school’ breaks up

1 May (Part 2) - Political leaflets - the collection grows

1 May (Part 1) - Not so well in Welling

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April 2014

30 April (Part 3) - News Shopper plays catch up

30 April (Part 2) - Up for the count

30 April (Part 1) - Pathetic reaction or masterstroke?

29 April (Part 4) - Oh, the irony!

29 April (Part 3) - Who’s worst?

29 April (Part 2) - Digging the dirt

29 April (Part 1) - Get digging

28 April (Part 3) - BID mistakes goodbye

28 April (Part 2) - Minor updates

28 April (Part 1) - Slow progress in Sidcup

27 April (Part 2) - Jam today, more jam tomorrow

27 April (Part 1) - Caught red handed

26 April (Part 2) - So it’s not just me

26 April (Part 1) - It’s all change again on Broadway

25 April (Part 3) - Labour party injects some fun into the election

25 April (Part 2) - The Public Realm Meeting - The boring bits

25 April (Part 1) - Bexley fails royally compared to Royal Greenwich

24 April (Part 2) - Two Tories in ‘incestuous’ relationship

24 April (Part 1) - The man who does Bexley council’s dirty business

23 April (Part 3) - No Payne, no gain

23 April (Part 2) - Messy Massey business

23 April (Part 1) - It seems only too believable to me

22 April (Part 2) - Crime and Disorder in the Civic Chamber

22 April (Part 1) - Meeting scheduled. Will the Chairman show her face?

20 April - I should not have tempted fate

18 April - Yet another dangerous roundabout on Broadway

17 April (Part 3) - Look what I found

17 April (Part 2) - How Bexley’s cuts fall on the poor and the vulnerable

17 April (Part 1) - Occupant of glass house lobs large stone

16 April - Expensive money for sale

15 April (Part 3) - Ha-Ha. Not funny

15 April (Part 2) - A correction…

15 April (Part 1) - When a parking fine becomes a lottery

14 April (Part 2) - BT takes charge of Wilton Road, Abbey Wood

14 April (Part 1) - Another target missed

13 April - A monstrous carbuncle on the face of an old friend

12 April - You can bank on funny business at Bexley council

11 April (Part 1) - Crossrail lives up to its name

10 April (Part 2) - A Miller’s Tale

10 April (Part 1) - Dashed yellow lines!

9 April (Part 2) - What’s all this then?

9 April (Part 1) - How low can they go?

8 April (Part 3) - UKIP Bexley launches its manifesto

8 April (Part 2) - The Welling Corridor improvements

8 April (Part 1) - Crossrail encroaches further on parking space

7 April (Part 2) - Council liars extend their influence yet again

7 April (Part 1) - Told you so a year ago!

6 April (Part 2) - Sidcup on Sunday

6 April (Part 1) - Four years late

5 April - The Finance Committee

4 April (Part 5) - Which cretin do we blame for this?

4 April (Part 4) - Congratulations are in order

4 April (Part 3) - School for scoundrels, class 2

4 April (Part 2) - News from the doorsteps

4 April (Part 1) - School for scoundrels

3 April (Part 3) - Old news

3 April (Part 2) - More law breaking councillors. It’ll be one rule for them…

3 April (Part 1) - Spot the difference

2 April (Part 2) - The best laid plans etc.

2 April (Part 1) - Normal service will resumed…

1 April - No blog today

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March 2014

31 March (Part 2) - Carefully chosen words

31 March (Part 1) - Conservative election News

30 March (Part 2) - Election News

30 March (Part 1) - Bexley council’s promises come to naught. Pray a child is not injured

29 March (Part 2) - More lies by senior council staff to protect a lying councillor

29 March (Part 1) - Very little to show for two weeks’ work

28 March (Part 2) - Planning decisions

28 March (Part 1) - Mrs. Jackie Evans

27 March (Part 2) - Dear Bexley council

27 March (Part 1) - Another Adonis

26 March (Part 2) - Saucy Sharon

26 March (Part 1) - Geraldene strips to the bare essentials for a well oiled 15 minute routine

25 March - 24th place confirmed

24 March (Part 2) - Nobody loves him

24 March (Part 1) - Desperate measures

23 March (Part 3) - Not exactly a mini-Holland

23 March (Part 2) - ‘Putting Bexley First’ and putting Lesnes last

23 March (Part 1) - More unexplained neglect of what councils call the public realm

22 March - The Welling time warp

21 March - An accident waiting to happen

20 March - Bexley council. Above the law

19 March (Part 2) - Shops in Bexleyheath feel the squeeze

19 March (Part 1) - Oh no! More regeneration

18 March (Part 3) - Silly blogger

18 March (Part 2) - Crossrail developments

18 March (Part 1) - RSS feed

17 March - Rewriting history

15 March - First signs of progress in Sidcup High Street

14 March - The worst council tax record in London

13 March (Part 3) - Council tax again

13 March (Part 2) - Getting the wrong idea

13 March (Part 1) - Councillor Cheryl Bacon lied

12 March - Council Tax analysis

11 March (Part 6) - Which way will they jump?

11 March (Part 5) - Slowly does it

11 March (Part 4) - Rubbish policy

11 March (Part 3) - The wheels come off

11 March (Part 2) - Across the divide

11 March (Part 1) - Let the back slapping commence

10 March (Part 3) - If at first you don’t succeed…

10 March (Part 2) - Jammed and rammed. Parking free and money tree (it’s supposed to have cost nothing)

10 March (Part 1) - How corrupt are they? That is the question

9 March (Part 3) - You will never see its like again

9 March (Part 2) - First it moved, then it vanished

9 March (Part 1) - Correspondents’ comments

8 March (Part 3) - Sidcup. Missed deadlines and little progress

8 March (Part 2) - The Metropolitan Police is corrupt

8 March (Part 1) - Superwoman meets Bexley’s Supreme Controller

7 March (Part 2) - A chocolate fireguard might be more use

7 March (Part 1) - Honey trap?

6 March (Part 4) - The Bexley budget debate 2014

6 March (Part 3) - I’m in trouble again

6 March (Part 2) - The fight for honesty goes on

6 March (Part 1) - Council tax freeze approved

5 March (Part 3) - Taking secrecy to extremes

5 March (Part 2) - Another Bexley management failure results in death

5 March (Part 1) - Nick Hollier the joker

4 March (Part 4) - Quintessentially wrong

4 March (Part 3) - Well connected on two quid a week

4 March (Part 2) - Hill View views

4 March (Part 1) - Twitter and a twit

3 March (Part 2) - Cowboys and Indians?

3 March (Part 1) - Vote blue, go green

2 March - A whole lotta rule bending goin’ on

1 March (Part 3) - Promises, promises

1 March (Part 2) - Another week, another shop closure

1 March (Part 1) - The cat will be among the pigeons

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February 2014

28 February - Marking time

27 February (Part 2) - Independent Person or ‘Bexley Breeze Block’?

27 February (Part 1) - Crossrail exhibition

26 February (Part 4) - When she is not lying she is exaggerating. Is there a difference?

26 February (Part 3) - The real cabinet meeting report

26 February (Part 1) - Cabinet Meeting report

26 February (Part 1) - Cabinet Meeting report

25 February (Part 2) - 24th place again?

25 February (Part 1) - Bridling

24 February (Part 2) - Who’d be a shop owner in Bexley?

24 February (Part 1) - Harrow Inn progress

23 February (Part 2) - Crime and Disorder in Bexley

23 February (Part 1) - Crossrail. First sign of temporary Abbey Wood station

22 February (Part 5) - Bexleyheath Broadway regeneration. A car crash?

22 February (Part 4) - Bexleyheath after £3m. regeneration

22 February (Part 3) - Sidcup : before and after Bailey

22 February (Part 2) - Sidcup still suffering

22 February (Part 1) - Bexley economics

21 February (Part 4) - Cllr. Colin Campbell Crap Comment Complaint Conclusion

21 February (Part 3) - Steaming ahead

21 February (Part 2) - Poppy permission

21 February (Part 1) - Lesnes ruined

20 February (Part 4) - Erith’s ‘war’ with Bexley council

20 February (Part 3) - FC and cohorts not scrutinized

20 February (Part 2) - Shabby Wood

20 February (Part 1) - Smash and Grabby Wood

19 February (Part 3) - Scabby Wood

19 February (Part 2) - Me Labour? Excuse me while I laugh

19 February (Part 1) - Every little helps

18 February (Part 3) - Turning up the heat

18 February (Part 2) - Slash costs and services. Spend plenty on their new HQ

18 February (Part 1) - Short changed

17 February (Part 3) - The idea is…

17 February (Part 2) - Blue thinking

17 February (Part 1) - Blue sky thinking

16 February (Part 2) - Sorry to say so but Bexley council employs a Monitoring Officer with a fact phobia

16 February (Part 1) - No parking. No answers

15 February (Part 3) - No respite

15 February (Part 2) - No services

15 February (Part 1) - Adults’ Services

14 February (Part 3) - Mick Barnbrook. An unauthorised biography

14 February (Part 2) - Today’s excuses are…

14 February (Part 1) - Love is in the air

13 February (Part 3) - It’s not me guv

13 February (Part 2) - Should we expect anything else?

13 February (Part 1) - BAG men swing into action

12 February (Part 3) - Another case of Bexley law breaking

12 February (Part 2) - Another consultation exercise

12 February (Part 1) - The company they keep…

11 February (Part 5) - It’s true, he’s gone

11 February (Part 4) - Assistance needed

11 February (Part 3) - Bexley council cut off

11 February (Part 2) - Rotten Borough

11 February (Part 1) - Bexley’s Head of Legal supports lies

10 February (Part 2) - Maybe I have it all wrong again. Who knows the truth?

10 February (Part 1) - You want total honesty. Don’t look at Bexley council then

9 February (Part 2) - Catching up on websites

9 February (Part 1) - Lazy blogger

8 February - Catching up on emails

7 February (Part 2) - Chicken and Bacon

7 February (Part 1) - Another dangerous Frizoni Folly. Probably?

6 February (Part 2) - The net is back

6 February (Part 1) - BT. Probably the worst service company that ever existed

5 February (Part 2) - The Finance Scrutiny Committee - 4th February 2014

5 February (Part 1) - Third time lucky?

4 February (Part 3) - BT. Absolutely clueless

4 February (Part 2) - Police engagement

4 February (Part 1) - BT. Utterly useless

3 February - Fingers crossed

2 February - So that’s the way to do it

1 February - A plaintive note

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January 2014

31 January (Part 3) - Webless

31 January (Part 2) - Services cut. Fees and salaries up

31 January (Part 1) - Generally Purposeless

30 January (Part 3) - Still cut off from the web

30 January (Part 2) - Motorist chased for £0.00 debt

30 January (Part 1) - Across the board price increases

29 January - It’s still no go on the net

28 January (Part 3) - This may take a while…

28 January (Part 2) - Back to work

28 January (Part 1) - Tinker Taylor?

27 January - Sidcup suffers

24 January (Part 2) - TIC - Still the home of shady business

24 January (Part 1) - Misconduct in Public Office

23 January (Part 2) - Blackfen & Lamorbey spoilt for choice

23 January (Part 1) - On the Abbey Wood stump

22 January (Part 3) - One rule for them…

22 January (Part 2) - Told you so

22 January (Part 1) - Keep it shut Teresa

21 January (Part 2) - Is Bexley council corrupt. I think so

21 January (Part 1) - Craske in the news again? Don’t bet on it

20 January (Part 2) - No entry

20 January (Part 1) - Lucking lies

19 January (Part 2) - What are they standing for?

19 January (Part 1) - Completing the circle

18 January (Part 2) - The ‘L’ word makes another appearance

18 January (Part 1) - This and that

17 January (Part 2) - All change in Stable Lane

17 January (Part 1) - Another weekend of complaint writing lies ahead

16 January - It’s in the BAG

15 January (Part 2) - Bexley council. Spiteful and vindictive? You bet

15 January (Part 1) - Musical chairs

14 January (Part 2) - Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose

14 January (Part 1) - Low Scores on Doors

12 January - Metropolitan Police. Institutionally corrupt?

11 January - Surely not all coincidence?

10 January (Part 2) - The one that got away

10 January (Part 1) - It’s getting to be a habit

9 January (Part 2) - Life imitates art

9 January (Part 1) - Driven to breaking the law

8 January - Brainless

3 January - Website Contact form

2 January - Let battle commence. Looks like it has

1 January - Let battle commence

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